Fabio Napolitano was born in 1963. He attended the Ph.D. course in animal production from November, 1990 to October1993 discussing a final thesis on “Stress and immunity in farm animals”; in 1992, he was awarded with an Italy/Newzealand exchange scholarship which allowed him to spend a year of study and research at the Deer Laboratory (Department of Microbiology, University of Otago, New Zealand). Since 1995, he was appointed as a Researcher in animal production at the Department of Animal Production Science (University of Basilicata, Italy). Since 2002, he is teaching ethology, health, and welfare of domestic animals. He was appointed as Associate Professor on 30th November 2006. He has been called as Italian expert at the COST (European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research) action 846 (Measuring and monitoring farm animal welfare). He has been nominated Member of the Scientific Committee of External Reviewers within the area of activity animal health and welfare by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), and he served as a Member of the Faculty of the Kerulos Center – Science in Service to Animals. His research activity is particularly centred on the study of farm animal behaviour and welfare. He is author of about 200 scientific papers (70 on journals with impact factor).
Biography Updated on 18 January 2011